SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR

Children's Study Home ( learn more )

The Children's Study Home Inc

Springfield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3196468
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 12, 2019
  • Starting Date: February 3, 2020

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Camp Director will provide supervision of camp counselors and oversight of camp for children ages 6-12, as well as be responsible for creating and implementing programming for campers.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide oversight and management of camp for children ages 6 to 12.

2. Serve as a positive role model for the camp counselors and campers.

3. Represent the camp and the organization in a positive manner at all times.

4. Work and interact positively with children and families from diverse backgrounds.

5. Design programming with campers that is age appropriate.

6. Respect the confidentiality and privacy of all children attending camp and their families.

7. Adhere to all guidelines set by the Study Home.

8. Complete and maintain all necessary documentation in a timely manner.

9. Demonstrate a continued awareness and commitment to cultural diversity, religious and personal values, and traditions of persons served and their families in order to accomplish the mission of the organization.

10. Provide orientation and training for counselors

11. Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Associate Degree in Recreational Sciences, Early Childhood Education, Psychology or related field; Bachelor preferred.

2. CPR/First-Aid Certified

3. 2 Years of experience supervising a Before/After School Program and/or Camp

4. At least 3 years of experience professionally working with children.

5. Computer and Internet savvy with intermediate experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

6. Demonstrated ability to offer positive role modeling, and skill building.

7. Requires a current, valid Mass driver’s license.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

1. Require physical agility to engage in recreational activities with children.

2. May require light to moderate lifting, up to 30 lbs.

3. Requires the ability to work independently and participate as a team member.
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Seasonal/Other Opportunities > Summer Camps/Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Children's Study Home Inc is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • please e-mail letter of interest with resume to Rick Tremblay, HR Director, rtremblay@studyhome.org
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Rick Tremblay
    • 44 Sherman Street
    • Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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